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A Brief History of Canberra the Capital City of Australia.

Watson, Fredk.
There is light staining to the boards and minor damage to the tail of the front end paper, else a clean, unmarked and solid copy. 247 pages, indexed, includes one full page map and two fold out ones. The book weighs under a kilo, please check with us for an accurate postage cost. "The author was the editor of the Historical records of Australia. A brief history of Canberra outlines the early history of the region in some detail from European discovery by Charles Throsby in 1820, settlement by Moore and others from 1826, the determination of the site for a federal capital to the early development of the city. It emphasises Federation and its selection as the site of the federal capital and aboriginal names for the local areas." (Trove)
Published 1927 Federal Capital Press of Australia Canberra
Keywords History of Canberra


Condition Jacket Condition Binding Size
Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Good Reading Book Reference: 18406